Oratorio Chorale

Eric Dudley, tenor

Eric Dudley, tenor

Eric Dudley leads a diverse musical career in New York City as a conductor, singer, pianist and composer. After highly successful tenures as assistant conductor for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra under Paavo Järvi and the Princeton Symphony Orchestra under Rossen Milanov, his recent conducting engagements include New York’s International Contemporary Ensemble, the Camerata Orchestra (Bloomington, Indiana), Hartford Symphony Orchestra (CT), Adelphi Chamber Orchestra (NJ), TENET Ensemble (NY), and the Melbourne International Arts Festival in Australia. He also serves on the conducting faculty of Mannes College/The New School for Music, where he directs the Mannes Prep Philharmonic and co-directs The New School Chorus.

He is a full-time member of the acclaimed choir of Trinity Wall Street, where he has acted as chorusmaster, assistant and guest conductor for several of the Trinity Choir and Baroque Orchestra’s concert engagements. He performs regularly with Ekmles, Signal Ensemble, Musica Sacra, The New York Virtuoso Singers, The Collegiate Chorale, and Bard Summerscape, and has appeared as a tenor soloist with the American Symphony Orchestra and Trinity Baroque Orchestra at both Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. As a pianist and chamber musician, he has performed with members of Novus New York and the Cincinnati, Princeton and Albany symphony orchestras, and his own music has been premiered by the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Quey Percussion Duo, and by the Grammy-Award winning vocal octet Roomful of Teeth, of which he is a founding member. He hold a bachelor’s degree in composition from the Eastman School of Music, where he also studied voice and piano, He trained as a conductor at the Brevard and Aspen music festivals, and is a recipient of his master’s and doctoral degrees from Yale.